One of the items on General Manager Doug Wilson’s summer to-do list was re-signing his four Restricted Free Agents (RFAs).
And two weeks into the free agency period, that item can be checked off.
The four RFAs all re-signed for team-friendly, short term (max 2 years) deals. (Hertl re-signed 6/29 for two years; DeMelo 7/11, two years; Carpenter 7/14, one year; Nieto 7/15, one year)
With the RFA signings, plus UFA signings of Schlemko, Boedekar and Kelly, the Sharks have 45 NHL deals signed (one slideable) and 5 AHL deals.
That may be enough to fill the NHL and AHL rosters for the season, with some extras in the ECHL.
But there’s still some possibility of additional signings, as well as some trades before the season opening rosters for the Sharks and Barracuda are set.